Lalit Garg is an Information Technology innovator, academician, learner, teacher, developer, keynote speaker, Consultant, and researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry and an excellent research publication record. He is skilled in solving complex problems using machine learning, and data analytics, especially in the medicine and healthcare domain. He is an Associate Professor in Computer Information Systems at the University of Malta, Msida, Malta and an honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool, UK. He has also worked as a researcher at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Ulster, UK. He has supervised more than 180 Masters’ dissertations, guided 5 PhD theses, and shaped the future of many other students. He has published over 150 technical papers in refereed high-impact journals, conferences and books, and some of his articles have been awarded best paper awards. He has delivered more than 20 keynote speeches in different countries, organised/chaired/co-chaired many international conferences and contributed as a technical committee member or a reviewer of several high-impact journals and reputed conferences. He participates in many EU and locally funded projects, including a one million euro Erasmus+ Capacity-Building project in Higher Education (CBHE), titled Training for Medical education via innovative eTechnology (MediTec) and Malta Council of science and technology's Space Research Funds. The University of Malta has awarded him the 2021-22 Research Excellence Award for exploring Novel Intelligent Computing Methods for healthcare requirements forecasting, allocation and management (NICE-Healthcare). He was awarded a research studentship in Healthcare Modelling to carry out his PhD research studies in the faculty of computing and engineering at the University of Ulster, UK and his PhD research was nominated for the Operational Research Society Doctoral Prize "Most Distinguished Body of Research leading to the Award of a Doctorate in the field of OR". He completed his Post Graduate in Information Technology from ABV-IIITM, Gwalior, India and his first degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India. He has consulted numerous public and private organisations for their information system implementations.
Modelling & simulation, Information systems, Operational research and forecasting
Health & social care modelling and Missing data analysis
Biomedical computing, Neuroimaging, Metabolomics and personalised medicine
Knowledge discovery and data mining
E-learning, human-computer interaction, cloud computing, and pervasive computing
Blockchain and its applications in Healthcare
Health AI, Extended Health Intelligence, Internet of Health Things (IoHT)